Brahm Family History

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Brahm Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a reduced form of Abraham. North German: topographic name from Middle Low German bram ‘broom’, ‘gorse’, or a habitational name from a place named with Low German bram ‘swampy thicket’, for example Am Brahm, near Oldenburg (denoting a location by a canal). German: topographic name for someone who lived by a bramble thicket, from Middle High German brame ‘blackberry’, ‘bramble’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Rahm, Brehm, Bram, Baum, Ramm, Braham, Brass, Rehm, Braun, Braum

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Brahm Family Origin

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Brahm Family Occupations

What did your Brahm ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Property Owner and Incapacitated were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Brahm. 50% of Brahm women worked as an Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Property Owner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
  • Independent

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Brahm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Brahm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brahm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 980 immigration records available for the last name Brahm. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 879 military records available for the last name Brahm. For the veterans among your Brahm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brahm Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Brahm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Brahm in 1956 was 46, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brahm ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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